Is Bulacan Province the right Place for You?
The province is located north of Manila and is part of Central Luzon Region. To date, it is one of the most progressive provinces in the country. The locals are called Bulakeño and they are industrious, professionals and enterprising. The province is famous for its industries which include High-Value Crops, Furniture, Garments, Meat products, Pyrotechnics, Jewelry, Leather, Aqua culture, Marble and Sweets and Native Delicacies.
The province is known as the Northern Gateway from Manila which makes it an ideal investment destination because of the following factors – they have highly productive human resources; strategic location, develop infrastructure, plenty of natural resources, cost of investment for business is fairly reasonable; good governance and good partnership between private sector and government sector; offers attractive investment incentives and peace and order situation is much favorable.
Bulacan takes pride of its rich historical heritage and it is also home of the country’s greatest artists and even heroes. It is becoming one of the leading tourist destinations in the Philippines today. It is home to lots of hotels, restaurants and resorts.
Biak-na-Bato Cave. This cave is located in San Miguel. This cave has been the shelter of the revolutionary army who fled from Batangas and Cavite. This is where the historic Peace Treaty was signed in year 1897. Today they have put hanging staircases and bridges which link caves and river for a more pleasurable and easier exploration.
Casa Real Shrine
The shrine is located at Malolos City. This shrine was built year 1580 and is the office of the government during the Spaniards and American occupation. Today the place is already a library as well as a museum that is supervise by the National Historical Institute. This place was restored year 1852.
Kakarong de Sili Battle Site
This battle site is located at Pandi. This is where the battle ensued between the Spanish soldiers and the Katipuneros headed by Maestrong Sebio in the year 1897. This site shows a life-sized statue of Inang Filipina which symbolizes nationhood and patriotism. This is also the site of the Republic of Real de Kakarong de Sili year 1896.
Enriquez Ancestral House
This ancestral house is located in Bulacan. This was built in the year 1850s. It showcases one of a kind antique and some historical artifacts. Today the house is owned by a famous Filipino food historian – Milagros Enriquez.
This shrine is located in Calumpit. This is where Christianity starts in the province of Bulacan. It is in this shrine that the first catholic mass was done.
Other historical attractions includes Balagtas Monument at Balagtas; Bulacan Old Train Station at Guiguinto; Bulacan State University, Calumpit Bridge at Calumpit; De Leon Ancestral Home at San Miguel; Gat Marcelo H. Del Pilar Memorial at Bulacan; Kamestizuhan Street at Malolos City; and Lipana House at San Miguel.
Apo Iro Gatbuca
This place is famous as the Pottery Country in Calumpit. Apo Iro Gatbuca is the largest producer of pots all over Bulacan. Most of the locals in this place makes their living out of pottery.
This bridge is located at Calumpit. It is the site of the longest battle ensued between Filipinos and Americans which happens on the 25th of April 1899. Up to this date, the bridge is still standing and serves as a reminder of the Filipinos bravery.
This dam is located at Bustos. This dam is the largest pool of the Angat Hydroelectric plant in Barrio Hilltop. The whole province of Bulacan as well as Metro Manila depends on the dam as its source of electric power. For tourists, it has a cool picnic places with magnificent scenery.
Other man-made wondersincludes Grotto Central Cement at San Ildefonso; Hanging Bridge at Marilao; and Ipo Dam at Norzagaray.